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Academic Calendar 2017-2018

Revised December 8, 2016

2017-2018 Academic Year - Main Semesters

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Fall 2017 Term
August Freshman Move-In for students in LLC Wednesday, August 23
  Term Start Thursday, August 24
  Freshman Move-In for students not in LLC Thursday, August 24
  Registration  Friday, August 25
  Returning Students Move-In  Saturday, August 26
  Classes Start Monday, August 28
     
September  Labor Day (no classes) Monday, September 4
  Open Drop/Add Deadline Tuesday, September 5
     
October  Midterm grades due Tuesday, October 17
  Fall break Sunday-Tuesday, October 22-24
     
November Course withdrawal deadline Friday, November 3
  Graduation Application Deadline - For May Graduates Friday, November 17
  Thanksgiving Break  Wednesday, Nov 22 - Sunday, Nov 26
     
December Reading Days (no classes) Tuesday-Wednesday, Dec 12-13
  Exams Thursday, Dec 14 - Wednesday, Dec 20
  Winter Commencement Ceremony Sunday, December 17
  End Term Wednesday, December 20
  Residence Halls Close  Thursday, December 21 at 10 a.m.
  Grades due Tuesday, December 26
     
January Administrative Graduation Monday, January 15
 
Spring 2018 Term
January Martin Luther King Day (no classes) Monday, January 15
  New Students move-in Monday, January 15
  Orientation/Registration Tuesday, January 16
  Returning Students move-in Tuesday, January 16
  Term Start Wednesday, January 17
  Classes begin Wednesday, January 17
  Open Drop/Add deadline Wednesday, January 24
     
March Midterm Grades Due Wednesday, March 7
  Spring Break Sunday, March 11- Sunday March 18
  Course Withdrawal deadline Wednesday, March 28
     
April Graduation Application Deadline for August Graduates Friday, April 13
     
May Reading Day (no classes) Wednesday, May 2
  Exams Thursday, May 3 - Friday, May 11
  Residence Halls close Thursday, May 10 at 10 a.m.
  End Term Friday, May 11
  Spring Commencement
(Oakdale Theater, Wallingford, CT) 
Saturday, May 12
  Grades Due Tuesday, May 15
     
June Graduation Application Deadline for January Graduates  Friday, June 15
     
August August Administrative Graduation Saturday, August 18
 

 2017-2018 Academic Year - Accelerated Terms

Undergraduate and Graduate - Fall I 2017
August Term start Thursday, August 24
  Registration Friday, August 25
  Classes start Monday, August 28
     
September
Labor Day (no classes) Monday, September 4
  Drop/Add deadline Tuesday, September 5
  Mid-term Grades due Tuesday, September 19
  Course Withdrawal deadline Tuesday, September 26
     
October Exams Tuesday, October 17 - Wednesday, Oct 18
  End term Wednesday, October 18
  Fall break Thursday, October 19 - Tuesday, October 24
  Grades due Monday, October 23
     
Undergraduate and Graduate - Fall II 2017
October Term start

Friday, October 20

   Classes Begin Friday, October 20
   Drop/Add Deadline Friday, October 27
     
 November Midterm Grades due Wednesday, November 8
  Course Withdrawal deadline Wednesday, November 15
  Thanksgiving Break Wednesday, November 22 - Sunday, November 26
     
December Exams Friday, December 15 - Tuesday, December 19
  End Term Wednesday, December 20
  Grades due Tuesday, December 26
 

Intersession 2018 - Special Programs Only
December  Begin program Thursday, December 21
  Open Drop/Add deadline Wednesday, December 27
     
January  New Year's Day Monday, January 1
  Course Withdrawal Deadline Friday, January 5
  End program Tuesday, January 16
 
Undergraduate and Graduate - Spring I 2018
January Students Arrive
Monday-Tuesday, January 15-16
  Martin Luther King  Day (no classes) Monday, January 15
  Orientation/Registration
Tuesday, January 16
  Term Start Wednesday, January 17
  Classes Begin Wednesday, January 17
  Drop/Add Deadline Wednesday, January 24
     
February
Midterm grades Tuesday, February 6
  Course Withdrawal deadline Friday, February 16
     
March Exams Wednesday, March 7 - Saturday, March 10
  End term Saturday, March 10
  Grades due Wednesday, March 14
     
Undergraduate and Graduate - Spring II 2018
March Term start

Monday, March 19

   Classes Begin Monday, March 19
   Drop/Add Deadline Wednesday, March 21
     
 April Midterm Grades due Monday, April 9
  Graduation Application Deadline for August Graduates Friday, April 13
  Course Withdrawal deadline Monday, April 16
     
May Reading Day Monday, May 7
  Exams Tuesday, May 8 - Friday, May 11
  End Term Friday, May 11
  Grades Due Tuesday, May 15
  

2018 Summer Sessions

Summer I: Saturday, May 12- Saturday, June 30, 2018
May Term start Saturday, May 12
  Classes begin Saturday, May 12
  Drop/Add Deadline Wednesday, May 16
  Memorial Day Break Saturday, May 26-Monday, May 28
     
 June Midterm Grades due Tuesday, June 5
  Course withdrawal deadline Tuesday, June 12
  Graduation Application deadline-January grads Friday, June 15
  Exams Thursday, June 21-Monday, June 25
  End Term Monday, June 25
  Grades Due Friday, June 29
     
Summer II: Thursday, July 5 - Saturday, August 18, 2017
July Term start Thursday, July 5
   Classes Begin Thursday, July 5
   Drop/Add Deadline Monday, July 9
  Midterm Grades due Thursday, July 26
  Course Withdrawal Deadline Tuesday, July 31
     
 August Exams Friday, August 10-Wednesday, August 15
  End Term Thursday, August 16
  August Administrative Graduation Saturday, August 18
  Grades Due Monday, August 20
  

Full Summer 2018
May Term start Saturday, May 12
   Classes Begin Saturday, May 12
   Drop/Add Deadline Friday, May 18
  Memorial Day break Saturday, May 26-Monday, May 28
June-July    
  Independence Day break Tuesday, June 26-Wednesday, July 4
  Midterm Grades Due Thursday, July 12
  Course Withdrawal deadline Monday, July 9
 August

  Exams
Friday, August 10-Wednesday, August 15
   End term
Thursday, August 16
  Administrative Graduation Saturday, August 18
   Grades Due Monday, August 20